Toffee Brown Ale Cheesecake Bars

Toffee Brown Ale Cheesecake Bars

Malty brown ale pairs perfectly with the rich flavors of toffee and caramel in these layered cheesecake bars.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

3:35

Hrs:Mins

Makes

32

bars

1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® oatmeal cookie mix
1/2
cup cold butter
2
packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
1/4
cup granulated sugar
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/3
cup brown ale beer
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
1/2
cup chopped pecans
1/2
cup toffee bits
1/4
cup caramel topping
1
tablespoon brown ale beer
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. Place cookie mix in bowl; cut in butter using pastry blender or fork until mixture is crumbly. Reserve 1 1/2 cups mixture for topping. Press remaining mixture in bottom of pan. Bake 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in large bowl, beat cream cheese, sugars, flour, 1/3 cup beer, the vanilla and egg with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth.
  3. Spread cream cheese mixture evenly over partially baked cookie base. Sprinkle with reserved crumb topping, pecans and toffee bits.
  4. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 30 minutes. Refrigerate about 2 hours or until chilled. For bars, cut into 8 rows by 4 rows. To serve, stir together caramel topping and 1 tablespoon beer; drizzle over top of each bar. Store covered in refrigerator.
Makes 32 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Cold butter is needed to create a "just right" streusel and crust texture.
Line the baking pan with foil for quick pan cleanup.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 200
    • (Calories from Fat 100),
  • Total Fat 11g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 35mg;
  • Sodium 150mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 22g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 15g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.